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Four Conversations with Canadian Communications Officers
Dominique Marshall

Introduction ‘We are both storytellers and connectors.’ This is how Sara Falconer, Director, Digital Communications at the Canadian Red Cross (CRC), explains the convergence of interests between historians and humanitarian publicists. The involvement of Communication Officers has become a feature of the work of the Canadian Network on Humanitarian History (CNHH: ). Initiated by historians, archivists, and NGO employees a decade ago, the network has fostered a variety of projects, from the recording of stories of retired workers and

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Open Access (free)
Valérie Gorin and Sönke Kunkel

Schlösser, spokesperson of the Association of the Red Cross Museums in Germany, provides insights into current practices and challenges of museum work within the Red Cross movement. Finally, Sara Falconer (Director, Digital Communications at the Canadian Red Cross), Zuzia Danielski (Communications Director at IMPACT), Rhonda Rosenberg and Chinye Talabi (Executive Director and Communications Coordinator, respectively, at the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan) and Stephanie Leclair (Senior Manager of

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Dominique Marshall

appropriate pedagogical materials in their own practice – to ‘implement or adapt’ it, like the Canadian Red Cross had done two generations before ( Glassford, 2014 ). The fact that the original method of geographical projection used in the popular map of the world distributed from CIDA came from a Québec professor, Léo Larrivée, might represent further consequence of the practices encouraged by CIDA. Moreover, the educational experts advised that children of all ages had to do something in order to learn. Teachers’ and students’ letters to the editors, as well as students

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Defending Cold War Canada
Katie Pickles

substantial Second World War experience, said: ‘There is one phase of civil defence training which no housewife or mother should overlook – basic home nursing. This Course is being taught by St John[’s] Ambulance and the Canadian Red Cross.’ 110 Civil defence, according to a 1955 advertisement in Echoes , was ‘a common sense way of dealing with any community disaster’. IODE members were urged to learn to

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The CDC’s mission to Cold War East Pakistan, 1958
Paul Greenough

Canadian Red Cross Society 1.4 million, wet French Catholic Relief Society 1.1 million, dry India 0.43 million, wet Turkish Red Crescent Society 0.10 million, wet

in The politics of vaccination
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Tania Anne Woloshyn

, arming young soldiers with additional resistance to infections, chief among them tuberculosis. 147 In Britain, phototherapy was used to treat wounded soldiers in Oxford, Newcastle, and London and at naval hospitals in Chatham and Haslar, while heliotherapy was used in Maidenhead under the direction of the Canadian Red Cross. 148 The Simpson lamp, discussed in Chapter 4 , was one particular model used to

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